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the atmosphere and below the ocean's surface. jim huli has more. >> scott carpenter was a nasa elite. chose in 1959 as an original astronaut to join the space flight program and the space race against the soviets. >> they are the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war. the american program was struggling. scott carpenter and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time in u.s. history. obviously, you know, proud of dad for being selected. >> candy carpenter was five when her father climbed that a capsule and soared into space. >> i remember a lot of press, a lot of cameras wherever we went. they are always handling it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone in 1972 giving this send off to his friend john glenn on his first orbital flight. >> god speed, john glenn. the navy aviator would be next, in may that year. the mercury astronauts represented a time. scott carpenter named his cap tulle "aurora 7" after a street where he grew up. scott carpenter used his scientific knowledge in a different way - conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. sc
during the early days of the nasa space program. john glenn is here, among the astronauts here from nasa as pol bearers for scoti carpenter. you may know scoti carpenter's voice better than his face. he was the man behind the nasa mike in february 1962 who uttered the famous words "god speed john glenn", sending his friend soaring into the sky, february 1962. john glenn is here to give the eulogy. with scoti carpenter's passing john glenn is the sole survivor of the original mercury 7 astronauts. >> it is another college football saturday. there were key nca match ups. darren hays will have that and more in sports. >> why honey bees are dying in canada and the devastating impact it could have on our food. o >>> honey bees in canada are dying. it's putting crops at risk. some blame a nicotine-based pesticide. many factories insist it's safe. >> this area is a paradise for bees. the natural vegetation and plant diversity. >> a third generation bee keeper this man is known for the quality of the honey bees he raises to sell to other beekeepers. he's finding far too many of his carefully nur
as one of america's first seven astronauts. >> scoti carpenter was one of the nasa's elite, chosen as one of the original "mercury" astronauts in the space race against the soviets. >> they were the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war, the american program struggled. scoti carpenter about and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time. obviously proud of dad for being selected. >> candy was five when her father climbed into her capsule. the time is etched in her memory. i remember a lot of press, a lot of - cameras, wherever we went. and they handled it with great humility. >> scoti carpenter was at the nasa microphone in "62. giving this send off. "good speed, john glenn." the naval aviator would be next. the mercury astronauts represented a bold time. scoti carpenter was the epitome of the hero. >> he named his capsule after the street where he grew up. >> scoti carpenter not only explored space, he used his scientific knowledge in a different way, conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. scoti carpenter spent 28 days living at the bottom of the pacific
buried this weekend. jim houli has more >> reporter: scott carpenter was one of nasa's elite chosen in 1959 as one. original mercury astroknouts. in the space race against the soph youths. >> they were the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war, the american program was struggling. carpenter and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time in u.s. history. obviously, you know, very proud of dad for being selected. >> candy carpenter was just 5 when her father climbed into his capsule and soared into space. the time is etched in her memory. >> i remember a lot of press, cameras wherever we went and dad just always handled it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone in february of 1962 and gave this send-off to his friend, john glenl on his first oritial flight. >> god speed. >> the naval i have a 80or would be next. >> scott carpenter became the epitome of the hometown hero. he named his capsule the aurora 7. this bolder elementary school bear his name. >> scott carpentered used his scientific knowledge and experience nap different way as well
with the proton rocket and there is a lack of vision in the sequestration which is hitting nasa today. that still remains an area of cooperation. we have a new item on the which is the asteroid threat. buton't see that too often it does occur every now and then. it will continue to occur as we go down the road. our ability to deal with this is our space capabilities and developing those capabilities. russia has made that the defense against asteroids the prime aspect of their space program according to statements just the other day from the new head of ruscosmos. and the u.s. is trying to land a man on astro that there. at any rate, they are aware of the danger. the russians have made a proposal to have a specific which isf cooperation called strategic defense of the earth in dealing with this. it seems to me that russia and the u.s. have always cooperated best not over issues of just common concern but over what they used to call the common aims of mankind. i think this asteroid threat doesn't threaten just our countries, but the entire earth, similar to what is going on in syria that is the com
everything. it was suddenly on steroids. and now the argument is for nasa security to find terrorists we have to invade all of -- our government has to invite -- in favor of a private space. it was george washington in his farewell address who warned us about the imposters. ben franklin warned us about those who would sacrifice. what is the quote? >> those who would sacrifice freedom deserve none. >> ride, and i just did an article today on -- a very good article in the new york times. the voluntary leaks of the government about the conversation between al qaeda and the head of yemen was actually did more harm to national security than all of the papers released by snowden. but it's again an example of the cynical use of national security if the government does it it's legitimate and the fact is most of the classified information shouldn't be classified but it's routinely leaked as was the story about the success of the electronic surveillance. they wanted to show what nsa does is necessary so we had to shut down the communication. you know the government if they leak it's legitimate. if a wh
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